[Stop-traffic] News/Malaysia: Over 1, 000 illegal workers enter KL daily

morhant at igc.org morhant at igc.org
Mon Jun 7 13:16:53 EDT 2004

   Over 1,000 illegal workers enter KL daily 
National News - May 29, 2004 


Apriadi Gunawan and Fadli, Medan/Batam


A researcher at North Sumatra University (USU) revealed on Friday that at least 1,050 Indonesian migrant workers -- 35 percent were women -- illegally entered the neighboring country of Malaysia daily.

The migrant workers, who entered Malaysia via North Sumatra and Riau ports, came from various areas of Indonesia, including East Nusa Tenggara, West Nusa Tenggara, East Java, Madura Island, West Java and Lampung province. 

Researcher M. Arif Nasution said, in 70.3 percent of cases the workers 

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